Pink and Proud!
How I became a FIERCE member
Analysis & Reflections | Samantha Arpino | Tuesday March 17, 2009 8:49
So I needed to do a project for a class I’m taking my senior year in high school. The project could be on anything I want, from how to play the guitar, to trying to save kids in Africa. One day I went on my Myspace and saw one of my buddies, FIERCE, had added new photos. Me being overtaken by Senioritis and procrastinating my homework, I clicked on the “New Pics” icon. I looked through their page and immediately I noticed the pink background, the hundreds of comments on their board, and “If you’re interested in joining FIERCE!, please call…”
We Are New York, We Are the Future!
RTTC Works To Get a Seat At the Table During Mayor Future of New York Luncheon
Analysis & Reflections | Desiree Marshall | Tuesday March 3, 2009 3:00
When Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the keynote speech at a luncheon with a large group of the business elite – CEOs, heads of major law firms, lobbyists, developers and bankers – he expected applause, cheers, and perhaps a standing ovation for his ideas to fix New York City’s economy. He didn’t expect a coalition of grassroots organizations to roll 100 deep and crash his party. But that’s exactly what we did.